Tag: 'Wellington Steeplechase'

Shaun Fannin

Back-to-back premierships for Fannin

Shaun Fannin reckons there’s no buzz for a rider that’s quite like winning a major steeplechase. The Palmerston North jockey did plenty of winning in...
Rocktilyoudrop

Quirky customer starting to hit his straps for Bidlake

Trainer Aaron Bidlake is quick to point out he didn’t take much of a shine to gritty four-year-old Rocktilyoudrop when he first showed up at...
The Cossack

Wellington Hurdle victory for The Cossack

The transfer of the Hydra-cell Pumps Wellington Hurdle (3100m) and Grant Plumbing Wellington Steeplechase (5500m) to Hastings on Thursday has worked in the favour of...
The Cossack

Surprise hometown advantage for Nelson jumpers

The prospect of better ground in their own neighbourhood has seen leading jumps trainers Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal direct three of their charges toward...
Zartan

Nickalls chipper ahead of Wellington Steeplechase

Rangiotu trainer Stephen Nickalls is looking forward to Trentham on Saturday where he will have a two-pronged attack in the Grant Plumbing Wellington Steeplechase (5500m)....
Tommyra

Tommyra ready for bold effort in Ellerslie feature

Toby Autridge believes he has his star jumper Tommyra in the right shape to take out the feature hurdle contest at Ellerslie on Monday, the...
Gagarin

Gagarin claims victory in feature Trentham Steeplechase

Tough as teak ten-year-old Gagarin proved the best stayer when he came from last in the early running to win the Grant Plumbing Wellington Steeplechase...
Wise Men Say

Wise Men Say set to defend crown

Wise Men Say won last year’s Grant Plumbing Wellington Steeplechase (5500m) at Trentham and he will return to the Wellington track on Saturday in a...